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Structural Heart Nurse Coordinator

Company: The Miriam Hospital
Location: Providence
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Summary:
Reporting to Clinical - Manager (or designee) The Structural Heart Coordinator coordinates all services/systems required for an organized multi-disciplinary team approach to the evaluation treatment and follow-up of the patient needing structural heart procedures including TAVR Watchman Mitra Clip and other exciting new procedures. This position reports to the Structural Heart Program Manager and works under the direction and guidance of this manager.

Lifespan employees are expected to embrace Lifespan's mission of "Delivering health with care" and successfully role model Lifespan's values of Compassion Accountability Respect and Excellence as these guide our everyday actions with patients customers and one another.
-Responsibilities:
Consistently applies the corporate values of respect honesty and fairness and the constant pursuit of excellence in improving the health status of the people of the region through the provision of customer-friendly geographically accessible and high-value services within the environment of a comprehensive integrated academic health system. - Is responsible for knowing and acting in accordance with the principles of the Lifespan Corporate Compliance Program and Code of Conduct. Participate in all visits (consults and f/u)
In collaboration with MD and APP conducts assessment of patient needs by evaluating/interviewing all new /returning patients. Triages patients to appropriate care resource (includes direct contact and telephone encounters). Reviews patient history and other supporting clinical data to facilitate optimum care.
Complete nursing assessments including nursing history symptom assessment medication history and reconciliation
Organizes care conferences with the multi-disciplinary staff during the screening process and promotes a team approach to the patient program. Effectively explains and educates patients and/or family members about the procedures. Teaches based upon assessment expressed need from patient and/or family or the initiation of new treatment.
Communicates the plan of care and other pertinent information to/from other healthcare providers.
Completes patient education
TAVR eval screens-KCCQ Frailty 5-meter walk test
Resource to schedulers for questions problem solving
Compiles and reviews all diagnostic testing and labs
Coordinates with pre surgical testing services as needed
Demonstrates a fundamental grounding in nursing theory and practice with mastery of knowledge within a defined content area.
Manages a caseload of patients in partnership with the healthcare team to optimize health status and coordinate care over time and across healthcare settings.
Provides leadership in the development validation implementation and evaluation of standards policies procedures and critical paths to support the patient care delivery model.
Assists the healthcare team to achieve mutually agreed upon healthcare goals by providing necessary support education and encouragement.
Provides expert consultation for clinical issues promoting increased knowledge and skills for the consultee.
Participates in the education clinical research and mentoring of healthcare providers.
Facilitates patient/family education in area of expertise.
Annually completes mandatory safety infection control and BLS.
Performs other duties as assigned.
-Other information:
Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island by the Rhode Island Board of Nursing or licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.BASIC KNOWLEDGE: Baccalaureate in Nursing with current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Rhode Island
Certified in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS).
Certified in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
EXPERIENCE:Two years related experience as RN in cardiac care preferred
WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:General hospital environment with occasional stressful conditions associated with patient care. -
INDEPENDENT ACTION:Responds to individual patient-care situations demonstrating knowledge and skills acquired through education certification and work experience.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: None

-Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. - - Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. -Location: The Miriam Hospital USA:RI:Providence -Work Type: Part Time -Shift: Shift 1 -Union: Non-Union

Keywords: The Miriam Hospital, Providence , Structural Heart Nurse Coordinator, Healthcare , Providence, Rhode Island

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